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Canessa, Ercole

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role Collector Dealer/Gallery
dates 1868-1929
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesParis, France;
gender M
historical notes Ercole Canessa was an antiquities art collector and dealer.

Canessa's collection included Gothic and Renaissance furniture, important Italian Renaissance bronze, stone & marble sculpture, primitive paintings & early wood carvings, rare Greek & Greco-Roman sculptures & pottery.

His collection sold in New York via the American Art Association and Andersen Galleries in 1930.
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1900-1910
1910-1920
1920-1930
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The Cleveland Museum of Art
Ingalls Library and Archives
Records of the Director's Office: Frederic Allen Whiting, 1913-1930 see details...
Museum of the City of New York
Photograph Collections
Canessa Gallery, ca. 1915: Johston-Hewitt Studio Collection see details...